Game Reviews

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, kid-friendly action game tied to major cultural icons.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2013)
SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton's Robotic Revenge Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Overly simplistic, tedious tie-in to the cartoon.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Puzzler World 2013 Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Clever hodgepodge of puzzles is full of brainteasers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you steal our garbage?!! Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Quirky platform adventure with tween boy humor.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Victorious: Taking the Lead Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Tween rhythm game based on TV show is fun but short.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Lego Lord of the Rings Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Action and humor abound in funny rendition of LOTR films.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2012)
Transformers Prime: The Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Ideal for fans of the TV show, packed with frenetic action.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Brave: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Average movie spin-off has mild but persistent violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Vast world, fun superhero characters that finally talk!
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
Battleship (Wii, DS, 3DS) Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Less violent version of movie-based game uses strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Playmobil Top Agents Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Subpar controls and tutorials make toy-based game fizzle.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Darker story is lightened by humor and fun exploration.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
Puss in Boots Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Hilarious action game with great motion controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
Wipeout 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Pratfall game based on TV show has some control challenges.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
Okamiden Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Adventure where you paint to play, but with some violence.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Plants vs. Zombies (DS) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Keep the undead at bay the organic way in this fun title.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded Game Poster Image
age 10+
Mildly violent fantasy RPG is fun but not quite flawless.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Osborne House Game Poster Image
age 10+
Slow-paced mystery revolves around puzzle solving.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn Game Poster Image
age 10+
Outstanding RPG offers fine role models, great puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Michael Jackson: The Experience Game Poster Image
age 10+
Ideal for young King of Pop fans who enjoy dancing.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)

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